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Become a Kidney Health Educator

Are you passionate about preventing kidney disease in your community? Do you enjoy educating those around you on the importance of living a healthy lifestyle? If so, our Kidney Health Educator Program may be for you!

Calendar Kids Art Program Accepting Entries

The 20th Annual AKF Calendar Kids art contest is underway! Children 16 and younger with kidney disease are eligible to submit their original artwork for our 2016 calendar. Thirteen winners will receive great prizes; the cover artist will be chosen through online voting in March 2015.

Blog: Interview with the AKF Caregiver of the Year

In recognition of November as National Family Caregivers Month, Kidney Today sat down with Keith McDonald, AKF’s 2014 Caregiver of the Year, to learn about his experience as the primary caregiver for his wife, Rameika, who is living with kidney disease and undergoes dialysis three times a week.

Take Action: Support Legislation for CKD Research and Treatment

Join us in supporting the Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act of 2014. By signing onto this important piece of legislation, you will be helping to improve access to quality care for thousands of Americans with kidney disease. 

Free Nutrition Tracking App for Dialysis Patients

For dialysis patients, getting the right amount of nutrients and limiting daily fluid intake is critical. AKF has partnered with Sanofi Renal to bring a free app for iPhone and iPad, Kidney APPetite, to dialysis patients, nephrologists and renal dietitians.

 

AKF and AMT Pair Up to Fight Kidney Disease

The American Kidney Fund (AKF) and American Medical Technologists (AMT) have formed a dynamic partnership to increase awareness of chronic kidney disease, a common and often preventable condition affecting 31 million Americans.

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